Together, we've said, “thank you,” nearly seven million times in six years. This year, we’re adding another way to thank our heroes and their families. Please join us by sharing your story.



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Happy to help, Matthew


Eight-year U.S. Army Reserves veteran, Matthew, has been in the hospital for a bleed that doctors are working to find and is causing him pain. After completing surgery, he’s not supposed to be on his feet for lengthy periods of time. Applebee’s Thank You Movement provided a microwave to help Matthew heat foods quickly. “He’ll Read More


Happy to help, Henry


At 96 years old, one of storied Navy veteran Henry’s favorite pastimes is playing cribbage with his son and daughter. But his set was beat up and missing a few pieces, and seeing the board was getting more difficult as Henry’s eyesight declined. So his son, a pastor, veteran and Applebee’s fan himself, requested a Read More


Happy to help, Brenda


Eight-year U.S. Army veteran Brenda suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia. A resident of Uniontown, AL, Brenda served from 1985 to 1993, including a six-month assignment refueling aircraft at a Kuwait airfield during Operation Desert Storm. To help her pursue a two-year degree in office administration, Applebee’s Thank You Movement Read More

Thank You Movement


Thank You Movement
katy kingsley:

thank you for your service…I am an army mom of 2 wonderful men who are active duty. one of my sons have served over seas. I pray for all of our soldiers to come home safely.

Robert Guevara:

Thank you for putting your life and the future of your family’s fate on the line for me.

dylan bruso:

I would like to join the Marines and serve my contry

Jason & Juanita Lubrano:

we both come from a long line of military family members. We appreciate you & your sacrifice to serve & protect our rights & freedom to live in the USA. Thank You! God Bless You All! My husband Jason served in the Navy on The USS DAVID R RAY DD971 1989 – 1992Was in Desert Shield & Desert Storm

Jason & Juanita Lubrano:

we both come from a long line of military family members. We appreciate you & your sacrifice to serve & protect our rights & freedom to live in the USA. Thank You! God Bless You All! My husband Jason served in the Navy on The USS DAVID R RAY DD971 1989-82. Was in Desert Storm & Desert Shield.

M &B:

From 2 service members to others, thank you for all you do and all your service!!!!!


from one Vet to all the others that have served thank you and god bless

lindsey, rita & michelle:

thank you for protecting our country even when our country is not approving. we understand that military service is very important but nothing about it is easy. THANK YOU!

Mallory and Neal:

Thanks for your service!

Alishia Mason:

Thank you for defending the United States Constitution. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, I wish you all the besst.

Jason Rybarczyk:

Thanks for all the hard work and sacrifice it is greatly appreciated!


Also, you have inspired me and I would like to serve this country just like you


Thank you dearly for our freedom. If it weren’t for every one of you, this country wouldn’t be as great of a free country as it is today.

Lillia Cunningham:

Thank You for your service and your sacrifice!!

Lillia Cunningham:

Thank You for your service and your sacrifice!!

Matt Bloom:

My Son served in Afganistan & Iraq (ARMY 101st Airborne) and returned home safely while some of his friends did not. I would like to say the I couldn’t be prouder of him and the way the Army helped him to grow as a person and to say that the soldiers that didn’t come back will always be remembered for their personal sacrifice.


Thank for your service


Appreciate military for my freedom

Yawntreshia Coleman:

Thank you to all our veterans and active duty military personnel!

Steve Noll:

i just wanted to take a moment to thank all of our military who sacrafice so much so wr can enjoy our freedoms here in America. may God bless each and every one of you for your dedication & commitment to our armed services!

Dan Eslinger:

Thank you ALL


thanks for all you have done

Arissa pinos:

As a fellow Marine Corps veteran. I would like to say thank you to each and every one of you guys. I will always support you guys.

Ruth Ann:

Thank you to all military men and women past, present and future!!

Jesse Barrett:

Thank you for all your sacrifice to keep the country safe.


Thank you to you and your family for everything you have done.


Thanks for all you do each and every day for us to live in this great country. God bless you and your family for your sacrifices!


Thank you for my freedom

Joseph Valenzuela (USMC):

To All My fellow Brothers and Sisters thatd stand post while the rest of the world is sleeping… GET SOME!!! SEMPER FI!!!!



Mike McGarry:

thank you for your service to our country. God bless you all

Sarah Webb:

thank you so much for all that you do.

bill pie:

From one veteran top another, thanks for your service . It is an honor to have served this great county. Semper Paratus

Bobby Mathis:

thank you for our freedom


thanks so much

Gary Mclaughlin:

thanks for your service


Thank you for everything you do

Kelly McD:

Thank you for all that you do for this country! You are brave and are so important to everyone here

Jack Nagle:

thanks from an old Doc

alexandra boeding:

thank you so much to everyone who serves and a special thank you to thoughs who have fallen.

Matthew Lendermon:

Thank you to all that serve. Your sacrifices are not forgotten.


Thank you for all your sacrifices and thank you for your hard work and dedication.

Mark Potwora..:

I like the Applebees in Batavia…But my biggest problem with all you Applebees it the pricing of your charge 5.15 for a tall beer but then tack on tax and that beer adds another 45 cents..your prices are to high..this does keep me and other i know from going to your stores more often..

Katherine Leonard:

thank you

Jonathan Scott Griner:

To those who have answered the call, to dedicate themselves to a host calling, a fulfillment of purpose, putting the well being and continued security and integrity of others before themselves, at times requiring great self-sacrifice; I thank you.

Hector Aponte:


Joe & Wendy:

Thanks for your service!

Aaron Hawkins:

Thanks for serving our country, your all hero’s.

Kendra & Jeremy:

Thank you all for your service. We love you.

Larry Jacobsen:

thank you for all you do to keep our country safe.